Pre*var"i*ca`tor (?), n. [L. praevaricator: cf. F. pr'evaricateur.]

1.

One who prevaricates.

2. RomanLaw

A sham dealer; one who colludes with a defendant in a sham prosecution.

3.

One who betrays or abuses a trust.

Prynne.

 

© Webster 1913.

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